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Alpine Verification Meeting 2013

The AVM is a meeting on current problems in formal verification. The goal of the meeting is to bring together researchers from the region to update each other on their research, to have time for discussion, also on possible collaborations. The meeting is open to the public.

AVM 2013 will take place at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK) in Trento, Italy, from May 27th to May 29th, 2013.

AVM will take place at the Scientific and Technological Hub of FBK.

Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK)
Center for Scientific and Technological Research
Via Sommarive, 18
I-38123 Trento, Italy
tel. (+39) 0461 314 444

More information about past and future Alpine Verification Meetings are available on the AVM web site.


AVM will take place at the Scientific and Technological Hub of FBK.

The program will consist of:

  • Two invited talks, by:
  • A number of presentations given by Ph.D. students;
  • An "alpine" social event.

A substantial amount of the program will be reserved for discussion, feedback and interaction among participants.


Monday (May 27th)

14.00 - 15.00 Invited Talk: Roberto Sebastiani (Univ. of Trento)
SMT: from Satisfiability to Optimization
Session 1
15.00 - 15.30 Adrian Beer (Univ. of Konstanz)
Quantitative Analysis of Non-Deterministic System Architectures Slides
15.30 - 16.00 Shashank Pathak (Univ. of Genova)
Verification and Repair of Control Policies in Robots Learning by Reinforcement
Session 2
16.30 - 17.00 Andrei Dan (ETH Zurich)
Predicate Abstraction for Relaxed Memory Models
17.00 - 17.30 Andreas Stahlbauer (Univ. of Passau)
Reusing Precisions for Efficient Regression Verification
17.30 - 18.00 Francesco Alberti (USI Lugano)
Lazy Abstraction with Interpolants for Arrays
18.00 - 18.30 Ayoub Nouri (Verimag)
Towards an Integrated Approach for Performance Evaluation of Embedded System:
Statistical Model Checking and Learning-Based Abstraction

Tuesday (May 28th)

09.00 - 10.00 Invited Talk: Andrey Rybalchenko (Microsoft Research and TU Munich)
Solving Quantified Horn Clauses
Session 3
10.30 - 11.00 Tewodros A. Beyene (TU Munich)
Solving Existentially Quantified Horn Clauses
11.00 - 11.30 Danilo Vendraminetto (Politecnico di Torino)
Optimization Techniques for Craig Interpolant Compaction in Unbounded Model Checking
11.30 - 12.00 Marco Palena (Politecnico di Torino)
Trading-off incrementality and dynamic restart of multiple solvers in IC3
Session 4
14.00 - 14.30 Thomas Ferrére (Verimag)
Efficient Robust Monitoring of STL
14.30 - 15.00 Dario Socci (Verimag)
Mixed Critical Earliest Deadline First
15.00 - 15.30 Sergio Mover (FBK)
Time-Aware Relational Abstractions for Hybrid Systems
Session 5
16.00 - 16.30 Florian Leitner-Fischer (Univ. of Konstanz)
Recent Advances in Causality Checking Slides
16.30 - 17.00 Cristian Mattarei (FBK)
Automated Analysis of Reliability Architecture Slides
Alpine Social Event

Wednesday (May 29th)

Session 6
09.00 - 09.30 Ioan Dragan (TU Wien)
Solving systems of linear inequalities using Bound Propagation in Vampire
09.30 - 10.00 Bas Schaafsma (Univ. of Trento / FBK)
Pluggable SAT-Solvers for SMT-Solvers Slides
Session 7
10.30 - 11.00 Peter Lammich (TU Munich)
Dynamic Pushdown Networks with Join and Contextual Locking
11.00 - 11.30 Peter Haring (Univ. of Passau)
Distributing verification tasks with VerifierCloud
11.30 - 12.00 Carmelo Loiacono (Politecnico di Torino)
New trends in Fast Cone-Of-Influence Computation and Usage in Problems with Multiple Properties


Social Event

The social dinner will be held on May 28th at the "Tana dell'Ermellino", located on the "Altopiano della Paganella" in the middle of "Dolomiti del Brenta": La Tana dell'Ermellino is located in the fascinating landscape of Altopiano della Paganella and is surrounded by the charming atmosphere of the Dolomiti di Brenta mountains. It is a place where you will find friendly and homely hospitality. The structure is characterized by the typical charm of mountain huts with handcarved wooden furnishings so as to make guests feel like at home in a cosy and comfortable setting. The unique atmosphere and the well-finished location mixed with the professionalism of our staff will make your stay unforgettable. The kitchen offers traditional local dishes, among which tortel di patate, a regional speciality made with roasted potatoes. Worth mentioning is the refined selection of local and national wines.

The registration for AVM'13 is still open, but there are only a few seats available. If you wish to participate, please contact us at Registration fee is 70 euro and includes partecipation in the event, coffee breaks, lunches and social dinner (including the bus to reach the restaurant).